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  • The Boho Chic Haute Hippie Fall 2011 Fashion Preview

    Collection Review: The variety of textures and fabrications is a result of a detailed and sophisticated eye and it allows solid colors to really stand out next to each other. On a dreary early spring evening in Manhattan, a midtown roof deck was transformed into an intimate setting, glowing softly in warm candle light and…

    Published on May 10, 2011
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  • Nanette Lepore Fall 2011 Runway Review

      New York Fashion Week Highlight: All the prints were oversize but still so delicate and evoking the callings of Art Nouveau, any true girl will love to wear them. More from New York Fashion Week…A pure and refreshing tone was set with Nanette Lepore’s Fall 2011 collection of airy pieces, complimented with chunky knits,…

    Published on February 22, 2011
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  • Anna Sui Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: Lively & wearable- you couldn’t have more sweet fun dressing up! Anna Sui has a great ability to always channel a 60’s hippie vibe along with a 60’s rock vibe and a bit of country thrown in for the good girls.   Her Fall 2011 collection didn’t disappoint in any of these…

    Published on February 19, 2011
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  • L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: If you don’t want to cross trends, Gwen Stefani makes sure there’s at least there’s a little something for every city treading girl Gwen Stefani is going to give Betsey Johnson a run for her money as far as fashion performances go.   Because the Fall 2011 collection, which was the final show for Mercedes…

    Published on February 18, 2011
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  • Michael Kors Fall 2011 Runway Review

    New York Fashion Week Highlight: Every look was jaw-droppingly gorgeous, and every look conveyed the essence of the luxe jet-setter lifestyle to which he caters in complete perfection. It’s borderline impossible to ever say that a Michael Kors collection isn’t just stunning. After seeing this Fall 2011 collection it is actually impossible. Because every look…

    Published on February 18, 2011
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  • Odd Molly- Spring 2011 Fashion Show for Sexy and Sweet Boudoir Femininity

    Runway Review: The sexy and sweet boudoir look is so fun for spring, and especially in these soft champagne and rose colors Playing up the feminine side of dressing has been a key feature at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and the young line Odd Molly certainly wasn’t going to take a backseat in that department. Odd…

    Published on September 22, 2010
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  • Ports 1961- Spring 2011 Fashion Show Punches Up Color With Soft Neutrals

    Runway Review: The highlight display of artfully draped garments was the palette of smooth, warm neutrals with shocking flashes of color The color palette was brimming with Spring Fever, and soft fabrics were in full flow at the Ports 1961 Spring 2011 show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Ports 1961 – Spring 2011 The highlight display…

    Published on September 17, 2010
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  • Charlotte Ronson Fashion Show- Grunge for Girls on the Spring Runway

    Runway Review: Grunge got girly and there are plenty of sweet florals under the slouchy hoodies and washed out plaid shirts Be prepared to pull out your beat up high school hoodie next Spring. Charlotte Ronson is taking things back to the casual, borderline grungy, utilitarian 1990’s dress code with her most recent collection shown…

    Published on September 16, 2010
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  • Target Lights Up New York and Affordable Fashion in Spectacular Show

    Target’s Kaleidoscopic Fashion Spectacular at the Standard Hotel She’s baaaack! yes, Alix Kivlin is back from her year long trip around the world and in full fashion gear… we’ll get her to share her global tales one hemisphere at a time later, but for now, she’s in a New York state of mind. -S.H. The…

    Published on August 22, 2010
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  • Best of 2009, a Focus on Style Flashback

    FocusOnStyle doesn’t stop at fashion. I believe that style comes from wherever YOU find it- there’s beauty, travel, wellness, sexpert chic, some good ol’ fashion advice, runway reviews, fashion shows, and fun sprinkles. Can-do chic is a cinch when you know where to look. And in this economy, we all need to rethink our shopping….

    Published on December 27, 2009
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  • Travel: Vietnam bound? Try the tailors of Hoi An

    <h2The ultimate shopping guide for custom clothing in H?i An, VietnamAlix and Colin are almost midway through their trip around the world. Their global backpacking adventure to all points exotic took a very chic turn when they stopped off to sample the custom clothing and shoes from the tailors and cobblers in H?i An, a…

    Published on November 17, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: Ports 1961 fashion show review

    PORTS 1961| Runway Fall 2009 Collection-Mercedes Benz Fashion Week… Inspired by exotic India the Ports 1961 fall 2009 collection was beaming with rich color, luxe fabrications, metallics and attention to the tiny details in accessories and overall construction. The fashion show theme was set on the runway with a delightful live band playing lively middle…

    Published on March 07, 2009
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  • NY Fashion Week: Chado Ralph Rucci fashion show review

    CHADO RALPH RUCCI | Runway Fall 2009 Collection-Mercedes Benz Fashion Week… It was like being in an Asia-inspired Blade Runner! Uber futuristic, very slick, the show could have been an action movie, heavily structured garments and lots of technical cut outs, very dark, mostly black, but behind it all was this calming Zen aura that…

    Published on March 07, 2009
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